The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 601 600 622
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing 2G 21 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.073% 0.023%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.44% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 20 27 9
Average salary £60,000 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -29.14%
2G
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in London

2G
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the London region.

2G Salary Trend in London

2G
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 2G across the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

2G Salary Histogram in London

2G
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +4 1 £48,500 +29.33%
2G
England

2G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G.

1 41 (95.35%) 3G
2 35 (81.40%) 4G
3 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
4 28 (65.12%) Network Architecture
5 25 (58.14%) Degree
6 23 (53.49%) SS7
7 21 (48.84%) Internet
8 12 (27.91%) UMTS
8 12 (27.91%) MVNO
9 11 (25.58%) Linux
10 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
10 10 (23.26%) LTE
11 9 (20.93%) Broadband
11 9 (20.93%) UNIX
11 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
11 9 (20.93%) Huawei
12 8 (18.60%) Fault Management
12 8 (18.60%) Change Control
13 6 (13.95%) HPUX
13 6 (13.95%) Solaris
14 5 (11.63%) TCAP
15 4 (9.30%) Billing
15 4 (9.30%) GSM
16 3 (6.98%) Web Services
16 3 (6.98%) XML
16 3 (6.98%) ITIL
16 3 (6.98%) Oracle
16 3 (6.98%) Remedy
16 3 (6.98%) HP

2G
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing 2G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
2 2 (4.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (95.35%) 3G
2 35 (81.40%) 4G
3 23 (53.49%) SS7
4 21 (48.84%) Internet
5 12 (27.91%) UMTS
5 12 (27.91%) MVNO
6 10 (23.26%) LTE
7 9 (20.93%) Broadband
8 5 (11.63%) TCAP
9 4 (9.30%) GSM
10 3 (6.98%) Wireless
10 3 (6.98%) SIGTRAN
10 3 (6.98%) GGSN
10 3 (6.98%) Diameter Protocol
11 2 (4.65%) M3UA
11 2 (4.65%) 3GPP
11 2 (4.65%) CDMA
11 2 (4.65%) GPRS
11 2 (4.65%) INAP
12 1 (2.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) CppUnit
General
1 34 (79.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.30%) Billing
3 2 (4.65%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Architect
2 12 (27.91%) Network Architect
3 6 (13.95%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Design Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) IP Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) RAN Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Voice Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
1 3 (6.98%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) POSIX
2 2 (4.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (4.65%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (2.33%) Handset
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
2 1 (2.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Linux
2 9 (20.93%) UNIX
3 6 (13.95%) HPUX
3 6 (13.95%) Solaris
4 3 (6.98%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Network Architecture
2 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (23.26%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Change Control
3 8 (18.60%) Fault Management
4 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
4 3 (6.98%) Operations Management
4 3 (6.98%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
4 3 (6.98%) Change Management
4 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.33%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.33%) Product Management
6 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.65%) C++
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Huawei
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Remedy
3 2 (4.65%) Google
3 2 (4.65%) Dialogic
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + good bens
Posted: 19 days ago